Aww, shucks: shucking event a hit at Digby’s Scallop Days

You could say the 2017 Digby Scallop Days didn’t start off with a bang, but rather, a shuck. The scallop shucking event took place Friday, August 11. One of the first skills competitions held this year, scallop shucking has been around in Digby since the early 1920’s, when scalloping first became big in the area, according to event host Linda Gregory. Contestants used their own unique shucking knives – each with their own design and cut – to shuck like they’d never shucked before. Plenty of photo’s click here to read the story 10:01

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